Over half-a-year selecting procedure, 8 out of 31 candidate attractions in Shenzhen stood out on 28th of June in 2004, which form “the Top 8 Attractions of Shenzhen”, namely, Dapengsuo City, Early Spring on Lotus Mountain, Prosperous View of the Overseas Chinese City, Brilliance on Shennan Thoroughfare, Misty Rain over Phoenix Mountain, Walking on Meisha Wave, One Street with Two Systems, Yangtai Mountain surrounded by Lush Greenery, and they are must-visit highlights during your Shenzhen travel.
Lying at Dapeng Town, Longgang District of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province the 110,000-square-meter Dapengsuo City was initially built for fighting against the Japanese pirates in the 27nd year (1394) of Hongwu Period during the Ming dynasty, boasting the only cultural relics unit under China’s state protection in Shenzhen.
Early Spring on Lotus Mountain
Known to public for its lotus-flower shape, the Early Spring on Lotus Mountain locates north of Shenzhen downtown. On the mountain top erects the statue of Deng Xiaoping, where you’ll have a panoramic view of Shenzhen.
Prosperous View of Overseas Chinese City
Located in the west of Shenzhen downtown, the Oversea-Chinese City is composed of a number of themed parks such as Splendid China, Chinese Folklore Culture Village, Window of the World and Shenzhen Happy Valley.
Brilliance on Shennan Thoroughfare
Boasting the most prosperous road in Shenzhen, the 17.2-km long Shennan Thoroughfare starts with Sanjiu Hotel in the east and ends with Nantou Checkpoint in the west, along which architectures of various sizes and shapes are lined, highlighted by Jingji 100 (the tallest building in Shenzhen).
Misty Rain over Phoenix Mountain
As the tallest peak along the Pearl River Delta and an ideal place for climbing and sightseeing in Shenzhen, the 944-meter tall Phoenix Mountain holds Xianhu Botanical Garden, Donghu Park and P.E. Park, standing on the top of which it’s really an exhilarating experience to overlook Hong Kong and Depeng Bay. Hongfa Temple perches at the foot of the mountain, boasting the biggest one of its kind in Shenzhen.
Walking on Meisha Wave
Titled “the Oriental Hawaii” and famous for its yellow and fine sands, Meisha Beach is like a crescent besetting in the vast blue sea, which is actually made up of the Greater Meisha Beach and the Little Meisha Beach, adding so much lust to your Shenzhen travel.
One Street with Two Systems
Located at Shatoujiao Town, Yantian District of Shenzhen, the Sino-British Street is divided into two sections by a boundary tablet erected in 1898, namely, the Chinese-controlled Shatoujiao in the east and the British-controlled Shatoujiao in the west. Meanwhile, the boundary tablet symbolizes China’s “One Country, Two System” policy, which is a highlight of your Shenzhen Travel.
Yangtai Mountain surrounded by Lush Greenery
As the cradle of Shenzhen River, Yangtai Mountain is rich in animal and plant resources with its peak of 587.3 meters high above the sea level, where the famous scenic spots are Nenqiniang Cave and Stream Valley.
For those visitors who are planning a Shenzhen Travel, don’t miss the top 8 attractions during your visit to Shenzhen.